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Buenos Cruces Restaurante

Cmte. Tomas Espora 237, El Calafate Z9405BWE, Argentina
+54 2902 49-2698
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork shoulder” (10 reviews)
“trout” (30 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 - 15:00 Hours
Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Cmte. Tomas Espora 237, El Calafate Z9405BWE, Argentina
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After a long day of hiking we stumbled across this restaurant. We couldn’t believe how kind and friendly the staff were. The environment was filled with music memorabilia and was welcoming. We got a delicious bottle of wine, a hearty bowl of pumpkin soup, a...More

Thank jondabomb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure why this place is first on TripAdvisor. We went there on our first day in El Calafate looking forward to it because of the good reviews. It was nothing special. Food was average - my husband had the Cordero stew which did not...More

Thank TravellingBea84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice restaurant in El Calafate. Service is one of the best I’ve experienced. Very good value for money.

Thank Bogdan-bbs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here recently and had a great meal. We were greeted by the hostess Bellen, who was extremely friendly with a great sense of humor. The atmosphere inside was comfortable and the food tasty and plentiful. They also had a decent...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Belen and her team seek to provide fresh local dishes in a casual setting (you can come straight from trekking) and give great service. We were a party of 8. Dinner and service were both excellent. To be clear, this is a nice simple, homely...More

Thank robertb602
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food for both carnivores and veggies. Excellent local craft lager, IPA and even brown ale. Nice atmosphere. Gala and Belén have got to be the friendliest and best waitresses ever. Rick and Gill

Thank Rick Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner there after making a reservation (with the owner?) - which I asked to have a more « private » table - as some tables in the restaurant are very close to each other. Unfortunately, my request seemed to have been forgotten... Food was just okay in...More

Thank CFavy
dario victor g, Propietario at Buenos Cruces Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Carlos and Debora, sorry for the inconvenience, we are really sad, this is a small restaurant, and as your booking was at 8:30pm, at that time it was almost full. Sorry again. We will try to be better from now. Thank you very much...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a wonderful meal at this restaurant! It didn’t look like much from the outside, but one of our best experiences! Food was wonderful and the staff was lovely! Great, relaxing place with authentic food.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

I had an amazing pork shoulder with a sweet potatoe puree that made my day after a long glacier hike. My vegetarian wife had a delicious homemade pasta with local mushrooms. I would recommend this place to everyone

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

This is definitly the best restaurant in town! The service is excellent, the food is top and everything with a smile. We want to go back. Such a warm welcome and goodbye. Thank you for everything. Just go check it out!

Thank Willem D
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Hello Klana, thanks for contacting us! Please you can address your questions to buenoscrucesrestaurante gmail
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cmte. Tomas Espora 237, El Calafate Z9405BWE, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
  • Phone Number: +54 2902 49-2698
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The restaurant will be closed during May, June and July, we will open in August. Thank you very much.
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